The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 819 855 800
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -55
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 45 52 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.046% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 57
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -6.66%
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28153 30522 28761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.29% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22203 24674 23481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 18 £37,500 -34.78% 2
South East +9 9 £46,500 +3.33% 1
South West -8 8 £19,500 -40.00% 1
North West -10 4 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
North East - 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £45,000 +38.46%
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (86.49%) C#
3 84 (75.68%) .NET
4 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
5 75 (67.57%) SQL Server
6 67 (60.36%) SQL
6 67 (60.36%) ASP.NET
7 59 (53.15%) JavaScript
8 57 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (50.45%) MVC
10 55 (49.55%) MCSD
11 54 (48.65%) CSS
12 49 (44.14%) SharePoint
13 48 (43.24%) HTML
14 47 (42.34%) .NET Framework
15 45 (40.54%) MS Excel
16 44 (39.64%) Visual Studio
17 41 (36.94%) SharePoint 2010
18 38 (34.23%) Team Foundation Server
19 37 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (33.33%) Entity Framework
20 34 (30.63%) SharePoint 2013
21 33 (29.73%) Windows
22 29 (26.13%) Degree
23 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
23 28 (25.23%) MCTS
24 27 (24.32%) SC Cleared
25 26 (23.42%) Scrum
25 26 (23.42%) IIS
25 26 (23.42%) SQL Server 2008

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (44.14%) SharePoint
2 41 (36.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 34 (30.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (23.42%) IIS
5 17 (15.32%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.50%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.60%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) IaaS
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) DNS
2 5 (4.50%) SAN
2 5 (4.50%) FTP
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) VPN
3 1 (0.90%) DHCP
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) Extranet
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (17.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.80%) MySQL
10 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.90%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (39.64%) Visual Studio
2 38 (34.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.01%) MSBuild
3 10 (9.01%) NUnit
4 9 (8.11%) CruiseControl
5 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.90%) MSTest
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 14 (12.61%) Automotive
4 8 (7.21%) Retail
5 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (77.48%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) Applications Developer
3 23 (20.72%) .NET Developer
4 19 (17.12%) Software Developer
5 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.91%) Applications Support
7 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (7.21%) .NET Applications Developer
8 8 (7.21%) CRM Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Windows Server Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Software Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Junior
11 5 (4.50%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (75.68%) .NET
2 67 (60.36%) ASP.NET
3 54 (48.65%) CSS
4 48 (43.24%) HTML
5 47 (42.34%) .NET Framework
6 37 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 37 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (20.72%) jQuery
8 17 (15.32%) WCF
8 17 (15.32%) CSS3
9 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 11 (9.91%) XML
11 9 (8.11%) ADO.NET
12 8 (7.21%) Ajax
13 7 (6.31%) XSLT
13 7 (6.31%) Middleware
13 7 (6.31%) J2EE
14 6 (5.41%) HTML5
14 6 (5.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) N-Tier
1 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.80%) Clustering
3 2 (1.80%) W3C
4 1 (0.90%) DTV
4 1 (0.90%) NHS
4 1 (0.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.90%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.45%) MVC
3 26 (23.42%) Scrum
4 18 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (16.22%) CRM
4 18 (16.22%) OO
5 17 (15.32%) ITIL
5 17 (15.32%) SOA
5 17 (15.32%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.81%) UML
8 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.21%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (6.31%) OOP
10 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.31%) TDD
10 7 (6.31%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (6.31%) TOGAF
11 6 (5.41%) Workflow
11 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 96 (86.49%) C#
2 67 (60.36%) SQL
3 59 (53.15%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.31%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.60%) PHP
7 2 (1.80%) C++
7 2 (1.80%) VB
7 2 (1.80%) VB6
8 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (49.55%) MCSD
3 29 (26.13%) Degree
4 28 (25.23%) MCTS
4 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
5 27 (24.32%) SC Cleared
6 18 (16.22%) MCP
6 18 (16.22%) MCAD
7 10 (9.01%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.41%) HND
8 6 (5.41%) MCITP
9 5 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.50%) MCSE
9 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (1.80%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.90%) CCNA
11 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.90%) MCSA
11 1 (0.90%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) HP
3 6 (5.41%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.41%) VMware
4 5 (4.50%) Dell
4 5 (4.50%) Intel
5 2 (1.80%) Meridio
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) Symantec
6 1 (0.90%) Sophos
6 1 (0.90%) SAP
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago